Living Planet: Environment Matters ~ from DW

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Living Planet: Environment stories from around the world

The half-hour radio show makes the environment matter to you.

Exploring topics that touch our lives every day, from the food we eat to the waste from products we consume - not to mention all creatures great and small - this award-winning program tells environment stories from around the world.

As humankind's impact on the planet becomes more evident, there is a growing need for independent and impartial environmental reporting. Living Planet delves into important environmental issues, investigates green technologies and visits innovative conservation projects to keep you up-to-date on the state of the planet's environment.

Living Planet has won top awards for environmental programming, including gold and silver medals at the New York International Radio Festival, and has received a special United Nations gold award for an "outstanding radio program which best exemplifies the ideals and goals of the United Nations." Hide full description

Exploring topics that touch our lives every day, from the food we eat to the waste from products we consume - not to mention all creatures great and small - this award-winning program tells environment stories from around the world. As humankind's impact on the planet becomes more evident, there is a growing need for independent and impartial environmental reporting. Living Planet delves into important environmental issues, investigates green technologies and visits innovative conservation projects to keep you up-to-date on the state of the planet's environment.Living Planet has won top awards for environmental programming, including gold and silver medals at the New York International Radio Festival, and has received a special United Nations gold award for an "outstanding radio program... Show full description


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This week about planting the seed of change. As the dust settles on COP27 climate talks in Egypt, we reflect on what was and what wasn't achieved t...

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Living Planet: Who’s gonna pay for climate change? In this special episode, five experts talk about how the world might pay for the harm inflicted...

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  • Added: Nov 18, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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Living Planet: Headed in the wrong direction. What responsibility do rich, high-emitting countries have towards poorer, low-emitting countries? Jus...

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on Living Planet, we're tackling fire and ice. As wildfires get worse in a warming world, we venture to the Western United States to hear...

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  • Added: Nov 04, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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Living Planet - The fashion industry contributes 4% of greenhouse gas emissions. This week on Living Planet, we look at the reasons why. We find ou...

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on Living Planet — How human activity transformed the mighty Araguari River. We also visit Uganda's capital, which has been designated as...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: We take a listen to how the climate crisis is affecting people's lives in different parts of Africa — from profound societal...

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Thaw in the Arctic - Difficulties researching ice at the North Pole. Climate scientists agree that the Arctic is ground zero...

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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Living Planet: Whale speak / nature’s opera /& tidal marshes. In today's episode, we’re giving you a taste of these resonant offerings, and, later,...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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Living Planet: Stopping monumental melting Glaciers may only exist in certain cold corners of the world, but just like tropical rainforests, peat...

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Can't sleep? You're not alone. A recent report highlights how much sleep we'll lose each year as temperatures continue to ri...

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  • Added: Sep 16, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on Living Planet, we explore a topic that's perfectly natural and something we do every day. Whether you use a squat toilet, a pit latrin...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week show: Scotch whisky, drinking seawater & the 'green Bitcoin' wave

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: We hear how the once decimated rocky reefs off the coast of Scotland have been replenished, travel to East Africa where fa...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Where do nature and art meet? From the vast majesty of the Antarctic to the neat symmetry of a beehive, environmentally-mi...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Who speaks for the trees? - We travel to the Brazilian Amazon, where the forest is disappearing at an alarming rate and...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: In the Congo, new oil and gas permits are being offered up in endangered gorilla habitats and giant tropical peatlands to f...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: We explore how rich Gulf countries can gain more control over their food supply as climate change and political insecuritie...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: We're plunging into the oceans with stories of algae, bivalves and dugongs! Seaweed farmers in Zanzibar are adapting to...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio] and Radio Kansas


  • Added: Jul 22, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: What will it take to save species from extinction? - As scientists warn that the world is hurtling toward mass biodiversi...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WXDU, and Radio Kansas


  • Added: Jul 15, 2022
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3